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  • 4th Annual Bulls Walk and Bike Week for the Fall 2015 semester
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Florida Public Opinion Survey for Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

In an effort to transform South Florida into an eco-friendly hub that promotes greener transportation methods, the University of Miami BikeSafe program is teaming up with the KiDZ Neuroscience Center for a week of bicycling.
Construction activities on a multiple safety improvements will begin this week on a 15-mile stretch of Highway 29 in North Escambia.
The American Ambulance Association awarded the 2015 AMBY Award in the public relations category to Sunstar Paramedics for its “Stay Alert, Stay Alive” public safety campaign in Pinellas County

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Alert Tonight Florida

School Bus Safety Week

As part of the campaign Alert Today Alive Tomorrow, Alert Tonight Florida aims to increase awareness of pedestrians and bicyclists on roadways at night and other times of low light like dusk. This campaign seeks to engage the public through multiple statewide outreach activities and social media with the #AlertTonightFlorida and #CanYouSeeMeNow as well as in coordination with Law Enforcement agencies. Remember to always wear bright reflective colors, Be Visible and Be Predictable, especially at night. For the latest information on Alert Tonight events, visit Alert Today Florida on Facebook.

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FDOT Advanced Lighting System Honored with National Roadway Safety Award

Honoring the Roadway Safety leaders America needs

(Washington, DC) -- During a national awards ceremony on Capitol Hill, the Roadway Safety Foundation (RSF) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) honored the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for its efforts to increase the safety and efficiency of collecting highway lighting level data to reduce serious injuries and fatal crashes on roadways. Pictured above: Peter Hsu, FDOT District Seven and Dr. Pei-Sung Lin, USF Center for Urban Transportation Research.

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Step It Up!
The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities

The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities

Physical activity is one of the most important things Americans can do to improve their health. Step it Up! The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities recognizes the importance of physical activity for people of all ages and abilities. The purpose of the Call to Action is to increase walking across the United States by calling for improved access to safe and convenient places to walk and wheelchair roll and by creating a culture that supports these activities for people of all ages and abilities.

Walking is an easy way to get moving! Check out this whiteboard animation featuring Surgeon General's Call to Action.

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Discover Your Role

Everyday in our journey we come in contact with hundreds of people and each one is someone’s son, daughter, wife, husband, father or mother. In this journey, we have our roles. May we never forget the critical role we play in ensuring their safety. When we know our roles and take actions, we can make a difference in pedestrian and bicycle safety.

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Alert Today Alive Tomorrow


As part of the FDOT Initiative, the “Alert Today Alive Tomorrow” campaign is being presented via TV, radio, social media, transit advertising, local education, and enforcement activities. The message that “Safety Doesn’t Happen by Accident” is a reminder for all roadway users to pay attention and follow the rules of the road.